Last week, I was working with a group of tech entrepreneurs in Miami Beach, and … let’s say I had to breathe deeply.
When I challenged one of them about his assumptions, he says to me “Carlos; no one cares what you think, I’m innovating.”
The unnerving part wasn’t the direct insult to me; I can handle that… but what ticked me off, was that this guy thought that his social network for hamsters was going to succeed because of how innovative he was… That was, until I had to kick him out of my workshop.
But, this is not the first time I have heard this type of nonsense.
This is the typical answer I get when I ask entrepreneurs to explain how they are solving the problem they are setting out to solve; and it hits a nerve.
Their answer: I’m busy innovating, bro. I’m going to disrupt.
Let’s set this straight once and for all.Continue Reading